Privateer Norbert Michelisz (Hungary) claimed the first Honda World Touring Car Championship race victory of 2015 with a lights-to-flag victory in front of his home crowd at the Hungaroring, reports. said, Norbert Michelisz parlayed his reverse-grid pole position into a seemingly effortless lead at the race start as his rivals squabbled behind. Independent entries completed the podium as ROAL Chevrolet team-mates Tom Coronel and Tom Chilton finished second and third.

According the, in spite of not having the latest aero and engine package, Coronel passed Chilton cleanly at Turn 1 and held on tenaciously for the duration.


1Norbert MicheliszZengo MotorsportHonda1426m00.367s
2Tom CoronelROAL MotorsportChevrolet1426m07.470s7.103s
3Tom ChiltonROAL MotorsportChevrolet1426m09.682s9.315s
4Tiago MonteiroHonda Racing Team JASHonda1426m10.543s10.176s
5Sebastien LoebCitroen Total WTCCCitroen1426m11.602s11.235s
6Jose Maria LopezCitroen Total WTCCCitroen1426m12.407s12.040s
7Yvan MullerCitroen Total WTCCCitroen1426m13.432s13.065s
8Hugo ValenteCampos RacingChevrolet1426m19.006s18.639s
9Ma Qing HuaCitroen Total WTCCCitroen1426m20.193s19.826s
10Gregoire DemoustierCraft-Bamboo RacingChevrolet1426m30.388s30.021s
11John FilippiCampos RacingChevrolet1426m39.027s38.660s
12Stefano D’ Munnich MotorsportChevrolet1426m42.397s42.030s
13Gabriele TarquiniHonda Racing Team JASHonda1427m11.651s1m11.284s
Mikhail KozlovskiyLADA Sport RosneftLada611m39.632sRetirement
Mehdi BennaniSebastien Loeb RacingCitroen12m08.355sRetirement
Rob HuffLADA Sport RosneftLada12m49.950sRetirement

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